Peter Sirr at VerseFest

VerseFest, Ottawa’s International Poetry Festival features Peter Sirr in its Transatlantic Showcase. 7.00pm Saturday 24 March Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar Street, Ottawa Peter Sirr’s most recent collection of poems is Sway, versions of poems from the...

Pigott Poetry Prize Shortlist Announced

Listowel Writers’ Week Announce Shortlisted Poetry Collections for the Pigott Poetry Prize 2015   Five Irish Poets were announced on RTEs Poetry Programme as finalists for the 2015 Pigott Poetry Prize.   Judges John Boland and Gillian Clarke will choose a...

Peter Sirr’s best book to date

The Rooms is Peter Sirr’s eighth collection. A beautifully orchestrated meditation upon the meaning of the word ‘home’, it weighs in at just over one hundred pages and is thus a substantial addition to his work.  By profession, Sirr is a linguist, teacher and...

Irish Times Poetry Now Shortlist

We’re delighted to see two Gallery authors, Vona Groarke and Peter Sirr,  have been shortlisted for this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now Award for Best Single Volume by an Irish Poet. The five shortlisted poets are: Theo Dorgan for Nine Bright...
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